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Area Deaths

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Beuna Borders

Beuna "Sally" Knight Borders, 91, of Paducah, Ky., died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at the Parkview Nursing Center in Paducah.

Born July 2, 1910, in Bradford, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Charles Cleveland and Rozetta Mullins Allen.

She married Homer Knight who preceded her in death on April 6, 1944. She later married Robert H. Borders, who also preceded her in daeth.

Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Hargrove and husband, Adrian, of Paducah; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, March 21, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Lynn Oak Cemetery at Campbell, Mo.

Norene Bradshaw

Norene Bradshaw, 82, formerly of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Senath Cemetery in Senath.

Gertie Clifton

Gertie Elizabeth Ann Clifton, 93, of Wardell, Mo., died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti, Mo.

Born Jan. 11, 1909, in Portagville, Mo., daughter of the late Jefferson Davis and Mary Elizabeth Lineberry Clifton, she was a member of the Church of Christ, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a retired school teacher.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, March 21, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Wardell with Mr. Laddie Owens officiating.

Burial was in the Portageville Cemetery at Portageville, Mo.

Pallbearers were Harvell Phillips, Jess Hopkins, Roger Tarver, Bill Crabtree, James Terrance Miller and Wayne Doss.

Honorary Pallbearers were Clifford Skaggs, James Doyle Miller, Issac Wooten and James Vann.

Madeline Cooper

Madeline Cooper, 81, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

Born May 17, 1920, in Parma, Mo., daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Keith Heady, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church.

On June 22, 1941, in Piggott, Ark., she married Roy L. Cooper, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one brother, Granville Powers, of Vandalia, Ill.; four sisters, Pauline Belford, of Phoenix, Ariz., Christine Stout, Davison, Mich., Betty Carawan, of Enumclaw, Wash. and Patricia Welch, of Vidalia, La.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Tom Heady and five sisters, Evelyn Heady, Jean Robinson, Florence Brown, Ilene Sherburne and Loretta Cooper.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, March 21, at Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Scott Keller officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.

Eula Edwards

Eula Edwards, 91, of Rector, Ark., died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Rector.

Born Jan. 14, 1911, in Bluecane, Ark., daughter of the late Elvis and Enola Cox, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one daughter, Gloria Smith and husband, Charles, of Rector; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, C.E. Edwards; one son, Duane Edwards; one daughter, Melda Terry and seven brothers.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, March 21, at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. James Henry Dortch and Kenny Burns officiating.

Burial will follow in the Woodland Heights Cemetery at Rector.

Pallbearers are Dewain and Keith Smith, Kevin and Bobby Terry, Allen Edwards and Dennis Robertson.

Arthur Prenger

Arthur Prenger, 89, of Glennonville, Mo., died today, Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.

Avon Smith

Carl Avon Smith, 63, of Kennett, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 22, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Spencer Furby.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens at Kennett.

Leona Swinney

Leona Swinney, 82, of Kennett, died today, Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Three Rivers North Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.

Wayne Williams

Glendal Wayne Willams, 66, of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, march 20, 2002, at his residence.

Born July 4, 1935, in Steele, Mo., son of the late Curley and Cora Mae Northcutt Williams, he was U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War and a retired OTR truck driver.

On Jan. 5, 1990, in Clarkton, Mo., he married Phyllis Hawkins Evans, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Michael Wayne and Billy Wayne Williams, both of Bokeelia, Fla.; one step daughter, Donna Carol Tilley, of Essex, Mo.; one brother, Verlon Copeland, of Portageville, Mo.; two half sisters; three grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, March 21, at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo. with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.